Everything You Need to Know About the 504 Loan Program

Community Business Finance is thankful for the opportunity to offer affordable financing to small businesses in Texas and Louisiana. Our mission is to encourage economic development, and we are dedicated to borrower education about the underutilized 504 Loan Program. As a dynamic resource for our communities, we have created a library of information to help borrowers understand the 504 Loan Program and prepare them for a successful loan outcome.

5th Annual National Veterans Small Business Week

November 5-9, 2018 marks the fifth annual National Veterans Small Business Week. NVSBW was created to honor Veteran entrepreneurs who continue to serve our country by starting businesses, creating jobs and fueling economic growth.

U.S. Veterans are an integral part of our business landscape. Veterans own and operate nearly one-tenth of the 27 million small businesses in the United States critical to our nation's economy.

Women-Owned Businesses Still Struggle to Access Capital

October is National Women's Small Business Month, and Community Business Finance recognizes the entrepreneurial women whose talents help sustain our nation's economy. As of January 2018, there are an estimated 12.3 million women-owned businesses in the United States that employ 9.2 million people and generate more than $1.8 trillion in revenues, according to the "2018 State of Women-Owned Businesses Report" commissioned by American Express.

Support Veteran-Owned Businesses During Military Appreciation Month

This May, Americans celebrate National Military Appreciation Month. Started by Congress in 1999, this month allows the nation the opportunity to publicly demonstrate its appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by present and past service members. In addition to Memorial Day (May 28), May honors our military with Loyalty Day (May 1), Military Spouse Appreciation Day (May 11), and Armed Forces Day (May 19).

Enjoy the Benefits of Property Ownership in 2018

Before you renew the lease on your building this year, you should consider the many benefits of owning your business property. Ownership provides financial advantages that leasing cannot, while offering control and long-term consistency. Through the 504 Loan Program, you can secure a mortgage with monthly payments that are often lower than your current rental amount, as well as a low down payment.

National Veterans Small Business Week

This week, October 30 – November 3, is National Veterans Small Business Week. NVSBW was created to honor Veteran entrepreneurs who continue to serve our country by starting businesses, creating jobs and fueling economic growth.

With more than 27 million small businesses in the United States, small businesses are critical to our nation's economy, employing over half of the country's private-sector workforce.

Everything You Need to Know to Prepare for a 504 Loan

Community Business Finance's mission is to encourage economic development throughout Texas and Louisiana. In carrying out this mission, we are dedicated to borrower education and seek to inform businesses about the underutilized 504 Loan Program. As a dynamic resource for our communities, we have created a library of information to help borrowers understand the 504 Loan Program and prepare them for a successful loan outcome.

We Are Your 504 Loan Resource

Community Business Finance's mission is to encourage economic development throughout Texas and Louisiana. In carrying out this mission, we are dedicated to borrower education and seek to inform businesses about the underutilized 504 Loan Program. As a dynamic resource for our communities, we have created a library of information to help borrowers understand the 504 Loan Program and prepare them for a successful loan outcome.

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